Tag Archives: Innovative Leisure

Gossamer-Automaton

Debut album from artist Gossamer is titled Automaton. The music has an Ambient vibe to it but also has an IDM vibe similar to Autechre or Boards of Canada. The music has elements of nature, acoustic instruments and deconstructed loops. The music is beautiful and futuristic and has a freshness to it that is rare […]

Khun Narin Electric Phin Band – Self-titled (Innovative Leisure)

The phin is a 3-stringed lute, and this type of Thai music is called phin prayuk (though in videos, the lead plays an electrified double-necked version of the instrument with more strings). This band comes from a remote village in Thailand & usually plays at outdoor celebrations with a home-made sound system. The sound is […]

Jim-E Stack-Tell Me I Belong

Debut album from Jim-E Stack is titled Tell Me I Belong.  The music is a mix of early Detroit Techno, Minimal Techno and Chicago House.  Many of the tracks are piano driven and have an austere, sparse feel.  This keeps the tracks from sounding over cluttered and you can enjoy the sounds in their pure […]

BADBADNOTGOOD-III

The latest from BADBADNOTGOOD (BBNG) is an album titled III. The music is a mix of Improv Jazz and Rock with elements of Psychedelia and Electronica. The tracks are smooth and are very engaging to listen to. The group has taken Jazz another step forward and has made an album that explores and expands on […]

CRYSTAL ANTLERS – “NOTHING IS REAL”

LESS PSYCH-MEETS-PUNK, MORE GARAGE, AND BIG-RAWK VENUE SOUNDS. STILL SHOUTY VOCALS, SHREDDING GUITARS, PSYCHEDELIC IN PARTS,AND DROPPING THEIR BONGO PLAYER. PLAY: 2, 3, 6, 9 RIYL: PARQUET COURTS, JAPANDROIDS, TRAIL OF DEAD

Hanging Gardens

Classixx is back with a full album – HANGING GARDENS of tracks that have been leaked or released over the last couple of years. They are a synth-pop electro duo that is totally worth spinning. LABEL: Innovative Leisure FCC: clean PLAY: 2, 3, 9 RIYL: Lcd SoundSystem ###

superhumanoids – “exhibitionists”

  “Very dreamy-sounding Los Angeles electronic trio… thumping rhythms and glittery R&B melisma” – THE FADER “Romantic dream-pop on a cloud, beaming a blend of Talking Heads-y New Wave, atmospheric electronics, and beautiful boy-girl vocals” – SPIN play: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7 RIYL: Metric, Kisses, Small Black

Bass Drum of Death – Bass Drum of Death

  Bass Drum of Death’s self-titled album is a punk influenced, garage rock album sounding similar to Roky Erickson, Spaceman 3, and at times Nirvana. Fast paced and the perfect amount of heavy, Bass Drum of Death takes blown-apart pop to a whole new level. It rocks hard, give it a listen! Play: 3, 5, […]

Classixx-Garden

Hanging Gardens is the debut Lp from Classixx. The music is a mix of Disco Dance and House. Very upbeat, funky and groovy with a nice variety in the tracks. Get your dance on! RIYD: Metro Area Tracks: 1,2,4,6,8,9,10,12